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The fact that it’s already September is mind-boggling. I had so many personal goals and plans that had to be put aside this summer. It was more important that my kids summer was fun and the only time I could complete anything was if they were immersed in a show or game and I couldn’t handle the guilt of them being tech zombies. I completely underestimated just how much them being home full-time would affect my ability to complete tasks. The distraction alone thwarted progress. My kids must have set a world record for how many times a person’s name can be spoken in one day. The more I tried to work on something the more they insisted they needed me. It was a clear sign that things weren’t jiving like I’d anticipated they would. There were fun moments paired with frustrating moments as we tried to figure out how…

As a kid, I was always super excited when there was a treasure hunt. When Easter rolled around it was always the egg hunt I looked forward to most. I haven’t outgrown treasure hunting as an adult. I love Winners for that reason. I do enough errand shopping where I go in and purchase something specific. I like the idea of going in to find something unique without an agenda. Some of my favourite things have come from the most unlikely places. That’s part of what draws me to them in the first place. My Mom has the same outlook on shopping, so we often have ‘Winners Dates’ together. Winners can definitely deplete my funds though so we can’t do that all the time. My focus in photography is portraits with a vintage element, so I’ve been searching for awhile for different vintage pieces that I can incorporate. I’ve been…